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The Ezra Klein Show
Ezra Klein brings you far-reaching conversations about hard problems, big ideas, illuminating theories, and cutting-edge research. Want to know how Stacey Abrams feels about identity politics? How Hasan Minhaj is reinventing political comedy? The plans behind Elizabeth Warren’s plans? How Michael Lewis reads minds? This is the podcast for you. Produced by Vox and the Vox Media Podcast Network.
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1
The original meaning of “identity politics” (wi...
Ezra Klein and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor discuss the origins of identity politics and the future of Black liberation
79 min
2
Are bosses dictators? (With Elizabeth Anderson)
Elizabeth Anderson sits down with Ezra Klein to discuss workplace tyranny, the power of ideology, and a vision for a more democratic society
85 min
3
The Constitution is a progressive document
Gerrymandering, constitutionalism, and the future of the Supreme Court
56 min
4
Matt Bruenig’s case for single-payer health care
Ezra interviews Matt Bruenig
119 min
5
Can Raj Chetty save the American dream?
Ezra chats with Raj Chetty about the fading American dream.
77 min
6
Astra Taylor will change how you think about de...
Is democracy even possible? A conversation with Astra Taylor
76 min
7
Introducing Land of the Giants
27 min
8
Is big tech addictive? Nir Eyal and I debate.
Is big tech addictive? Nir Eyal and Ezra debate.
73 min
9
Generation Climate Change
Ezra sits down with Varshini Prakash of Sunrise Movement
91 min
10
Is the media amplifying Trump’s racism? (with W...
Ezra interviews Whitney Phillips
82 min
11
Rutger Bregman’s utopias, and mine
Ezra interviews Rutger Bregman
86 min
12
How white identity politics won the Republican ...
83 min
13
George Will makes the conservative case against...
70 min
14
What deliberative democracy can, and can’t, do ...
Ezra interviews Jane Mansbridge
51 min
15
Rod Dreher on America’s post-Christian culture ...
110 min
16
White threat in a browning America (Jennifer Ri...
73 min
17
Behind the panic in white, Christian America
91 min
18
An enlightening, frustrating conversation on li...
105 min
19
The cognitive cost of poverty (with Sendhil Mul...
93 min
20
Failing towards Utopia
20 min
21
Why liberals and conservatives create such diff...
90 min
22
Stacey Abrams and Lauren Groh-Wargo (Live!)
59 min
23
This changed how I think about love (with Aliso...
93 min
24
The plan behind Elizabeth Warren’s plans
49 min
25
Michael Lewis reads my mind
101 min
26
How Mitch McConnell convinced Michael Bennet to...
73 min
27
How the brains of master meditators change
68 min
28
Why good people are easily corrupted (with Lawr...
79 min
29
The art of attention (with Jenny Odell)
85 min
30
Matt Yglesias and Jenny Schuetz solve the housi...
Matt Yglesias and Jenny Schuetz solve the housing crisis
59 min
31
What kind of news is cable news? (With Brian St...
82 min
32
Contrapoints on taking the trolls seriously
75 min
33
The purpose of political violence
75 min
34
Ask Ezra Anything 3: Endgame
Ezra answers listener questions
90 min
35
The disillusionment of David Brooks
93 min
36
Emily Oster schools me on parenthood
51 min
37
Lessons from Vox’s first 5 years
90 min
38
Work as identity, burnout as lifestyle
79 min
39
How social democrats won Europe — then lost it
64 min
40
In defense of white-backlash politics
96 min
41
Identity, nationalism, and fatherhood
103 min
42
An ex-libertarian’s quest to rebuild the center...
81 min
43
How whiteness distorts our democracy, with Eddi...
86 min
44
Pete Buttigieg’s theory of political change
56 min
45
Meet the policy architect behind the Green New ...
79 min
46
The somewhat fractured state of American conser...
58 min
47
American politics after Christianity, with Ross...
74 min
48
Why Gov. Jay Inslee is running for president on...
62 min
49
ICYMI: Julia Galef
88 min
50
The roots of extremism, with Deeyah Khan
79 min
51
ICYMI: Paul Krugman
94 min
52
Pop music can make you smarter
21 min
53
Life after climate change, with David Wallace-W...
69 min
54
Pramila Jayapal thinks we can get to Medicare-f...
54 min
55
Noah Rothman on the "unjustice" of social justi...
67 min
56
Why should we care about deficits?
62 min
57
Anniversary special: Rachel Maddow
98 min
58
Andrew Sullivan and I work out our differences
121 min
59
The core contradiction of American politics
63 min
60
Leftists vs. liberals, with Elizabeth Bruenig
76 min
61
The world according to Ralph Nader
80 min
62
This conversation will change how you understan...
131 min
63
Ending the age of animal cruelty, with Bruce Fr...
75 min
64
Robert Sapolsky on the toxic intersection of po...
75 min
65
Frances Lee on why bipartisanship is irrational
57 min
66
Sean Decatur doesn’t see a free speech crisis o...
75 min
67
Cal Newport has an answer for digital burnout
66 min
68
Eric Holder’s plan to save democracy
60 min
69
Anil Dash on the biases of tech
77 min
70
Jill Lepore on America’s two revolutions
90 min
71
Best of: N.K. Jemisin
80 min
72
Best-of: Bryan Stevenson
89 min
73
Kara Swisher interviews me on the Future of Jou...
90 min
74
TED’s Chris Anderson on the lessons of listening
66 min
75
Rep. Katie Porter on how capitalism is failing
76 min
76
How Hasan Minhaj is reinventing political comedy
98 min
77
Adam Serwer on white political correctness
47 min
78
Will Storr on why you are not yourself
82 min
79
How to be a better carnivore
32 min
80
Peter Beinart on anti-Semitism in America and i...
83 min
81
Where Jonathan Haidt thinks the American mind w...
113 min
82
The Impact: Deportation without representation
30 min
83
Molly Ball on Nancy Pelosi’s future and Paul Ry...
59 min
84
Whitney Phillips explains how Trump controls th...
106 min
85
Ask Ezra Anything
92 min
86
Presidents in crisis with Slow Burn’s Leon Neyfakh
80 min
87
Sandy Darity has a plan to close the wealth gap
47 min
88
How identity politics elected Donald Trump
94 min
89
Rep. Mark Sanford on losing the Republican Part...
60 min
90
Doris Kearns Goodwin (live!) on how great presi...
83 min
91
What Nate Silver's learned about forecasting el...
75 min
92
Jay Rosen is pessimistic about the media. So am I.
78 min
93
Why Bill Gates is worried
56 min
94
Reihan Salam makes the case against open borders
86 min
95
Jose Antonio Vargas on living undocumented in T...
84 min
96
Rebecca Traister: Women's rage is transforming ...
67 min
97
Patrick Deneen says liberalism has failed. Is h...
56 min
98
Francis Fukuyama’s case against identity politics
88 min
99
Carol Anderson on the myth of American democracy
52 min
100
Martha C. Nussbaum on how fear deforms our poli...
54 min
101
David French on “The Great White Culture War"
89 min
102
Your attention is being hijacked. Chris Bailey ...
62 min
103
Anand Giridharadas on the elite charade of chan...
90 min
104
I build a world with fantasy master N.K. Jemisin
79 min
105
Reup: Zephyr Teachout vs. Corruption
89 min
106
Is our economy totally screwed? Andrew Yang and...
68 min
107
Chef Marcus Samuelsson on immigration, creativi...
69 min
108
Why online politics gets so extreme so fast
62 min
109
Taking Trump’s corruption seriously
62 min
110
The surprising story of how American politics p...
67 min
111
The most important idea for understanding Ameri...
73 min
112
What economists and politicians get wrong about...
54 min
113
How to disagree better
98 min
114
Jaron Lanier’s case for deleting social media r...
83 min
115
The most clarifying conversation I’ve had about...
65 min
116
The Supreme Court vs. Democracy
66 min
117
Eric Garcetti on the lessons of Los Angeles
60 min
118
What Ellen Pao saw coming
70 min
119
The Green Pill
61 min
120
How Jane Mayer exposed Eric Schneiderman, Bush’...
75 min
121
Political power and the racial wealth gap
82 min
122
Tyler Cowen on the painful end of American comp...
90 min
123
A mind-expanding conversation with Michael Pollan
83 min
124
Optimism about America
78 min
125
The New York Times’s lead Clinton reporter refl...
55 min
126
The age of "mega-identity" politics
79 min
127
Is American democracy really in decline? A debate.
113 min
128
Special episode: The Syrian conflict, explained...
57 min
129
Is modern society making us depressed?
91 min
130
Carol Anderson on White Rage and Donald Trump
91 min
131
The Sam Harris Debate
129 min
132
Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook’s hardest year, and...
46 min
133
Is Mitch Landrieu the "White, Southern Anti-Tru...
85 min
134
Melinda Gates (live!) on stopping climate chang...
54 min
135
A better conversation on guns
52 min
136
This isn’t Joe Kennedy’s grandfather’s Democrat...
61 min
137
Amy Chua on how tribalism is tearing America apart
59 min
138
How technology brings out the worst in us, with...
70 min
139
Steven Pinker: enlightenment values made this t...
72 min
140
Why my politics are bad with Bhaskar Sunkara
72 min
141
How Democracies Die
75 min
142
How to oppose Trump without becoming more like him
75 min
143
You will love this conversation with Jaron Lani...
96 min
144
The most clarifying conversation I’ve had on Tr...
75 min
145
Pod Save America’s Jon Favreau on Trump’s first...
58 min
146
The inside story of Doug Jones’s win in Alabama
64 min
147
What life is like in North Korea
50 min
148
"An orgy of serious policy discussion" with Pau...
95 min
149
The case for impeachment
71 min
150
What Buddhism got right about the human brain
78 min
151
Rebecca Traister on #MeToo, female rage, and An...
86 min
152
Ai-jen Poo: the future of work isn’t robots. It...
65 min
153
Evan Osnos on the North Korea crisis, Trump’s m...
84 min
154
Why politics needs more conflict, not less
77 min
155
Why the Weinstein scandal gives Tig Notaro hope...
41 min
156
What happens when human beings take control of ...
65 min
157
Ta-Nehisi Coates is not here to comfort you
71 min
158
How the Republican Party created Donald Trump
111 min
159
Reihan Salam wants to remake the Republican Par...
80 min
160
David Remnick on journalism in the Trump era an...
89 min
161
What Hillary Clinton really thinks
60 min
162
Dan Rather thought he'd seen it all. But then c...
69 min
163
From 4Chan to Charlottesville: where the alt-ri...
87 min
164
Why prosecutors, not cops, are the keys to crim...
77 min
165
Chris Hayes on whether Trump should be removed ...
67 min
166
Sen. Michael Bennet on why this is a dismal, so...
79 min
167
What’s scary isn’t Trump’s illiberalism but Ame...
66 min
168
Julia Galef on how to argue better and change y...
93 min
169
Dr. Nneka Jones Tapia, the first psychologist t...
68 min
170
Eddie Izzard on World War I, cake or death, and...
73 min
171
Avik Roy and Ezra debate the Senate GOP's healt...
86 min
172
danah boyd on why fake news is so easy to believe
87 min
173
Al Franken on learning to be a politician
56 min
174
Zephyr Teachout on suing Trump, fighting corrup...
89 min
175
Masha Gessen offers a plausible Trump-Russia th...
66 min
176
Kwame Anthony Appiah on cosmopolitanism
67 min
177
Yascha Mounk: Is Trump’s incompetence saving us...
94 min
178
Bryan Stevenson on why the opposite of poverty ...
93 min
179
Death, Sex, and Money’s Anna Sale on bringing e...
73 min
180
Cory Booker returns, live, to talk trust, Trump...
68 min
181
VC Bill Gurley on transforming health care
73 min
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Elizabeth Warren on what Barack Obama got wrong
47 min
183
Cal Newport on doing Deep Work and escaping soc...
80 min
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G. Willow Wilson on religion, comics, and moder...
72 min
185
Chris Hayes on the crisis of elites and the pol...
100 min
186
Tyler Cowen explains it all
91 min
187
Molly Ball on whether facts matter in politics
73 min
188
Denis McDonough on how to run the White House
79 min
189
Cecile Richards on Planned Parenthood, labor or...
72 min
190
Tim Ferriss on suffering, psychedelics, and spi...
108 min
191
Yuval Harari, author of “Sapiens,” on AI, relig...
67 min
192
Elizabeth Drew covered Watergate. Here's what s...
68 min
193
Avik Roy on why conservatives need to embrace d...
88 min
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Kara Swisher gives a master class on reporting ...
95 min
195
David Miliband explains the global refugee crisis
46 min
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Jennifer Lawless on why you — yes, you — should...
61 min
197
JD Vance: the reluctant interpreter of Trumpism
100 min
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Keith Ellison: The Democratic National Committe...
60 min
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Elizabeth Kolbert: We have locked in centuries ...
78 min
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Sarah Kliff and Ezra Interview Obama About Obam...
72 min
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You Ask, Ezra Answers
93 min
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Evelyn Farkas explains the crisis in Syria and ...
77 min
203
Tim Wu's interesting, unusual, fascinating life
89 min
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Ta-Nehisi Coates: "There’s not gonna be a happy...
100 min
205
Stripe CEO Patrick Collison on management, rati...
87 min
206
Award-winning chef José Andrés on cooking, crea...
86 min
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Heather McGhee returns to talk Trump, race, and...
59 min
208
Ron Brownstein: Clinton didn’t lose because of ...
63 min
209
David Frum on the 2016 election, and the long d...
92 min
210
Deborah Tannen on gendered speech, Hillary Clin...
89 min
211
Joseph Stiglitz on broken markets, bad trade de...
66 min
212
Let's talk about Hillary Clinton's policy ideas...
70 min
213
Francis Fukuyama on whether America's democracy...
67 min
214
Tyler Cowen interviews Ezra Klein about politic...
73 min
215
The best conversation I’ve had about the electi...
68 min
216
HHS Secretary Sylvia Matthews Burwell on runnin...
43 min
217
Dr. Leana Wen on why the opposite of poverty is...
96 min
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Arlie Hochschild on how America feels to Trump ...
55 min
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Stewart Butterfield on creating Slack, learning...
91 min
220
W. Kamau Bell on the lessons of parenthood, Twi...
88 min
221
Malcolm Gladwell on the danger of joining conse...
90 min
222
Grant Gordon on studying the world's worst conf...
86 min
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Melissa Bell on starting Vox, managing media, a...
79 min
224
Atul Gawande on surgery, writing, Obamacare, an...
94 min
225
Trevor Noah, host of The Daily Show
73 min
226
Conservative intellectual Yuval Levin on how th...
74 min
227
Hillary Clinton. Yes, that Hillary Clinton.
44 min
228
Patrick Brown on plant-meat that bleeds and the...
42 min
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Heather McGhee on what Democrats get wrong abou...
74 min
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Jesse Eisenberg on Jewish humor, writing lesson...
58 min
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Jessica Valenti on honesty, internet trolls, an...
68 min
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Moby on how cheap rent leads to great art
55 min
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Secretary of Labor (and maybe VP?) Tom Perez
63 min
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Andrew Sullivan on quitting blogging, fearing p...
111 min
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Alice Rivlin, queen of Washington's budget wonks
54 min
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Arianna Huffington on sleep, death, and social ...
85 min
237
Robert Reich on supporting Bernie Sanders, dati...
101 min
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Bruce Friedrich on how technology will reduce a...
76 min
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Ben Thompson on how to make it in media in 2016
92 min
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Ben Thompson on how the media business is changing
92 min
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Grover Norquist explains what it takes to chang...
86 min
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Neera Tanden on what it's like to work for Hill...
67 min
243
David Chang, head of the Momofuku empire
84 min
244
Cory Booker on the spiritual dimension of politics
105 min
245
Michael Needham on the Republican Party's crack-up
68 min
246
Jim Yong Kim on revolutionizing how we treat th...
72 min
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Theda Skocpol on how political scientists think...
57 min
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Bill Gates on stopping climate change, building...
40 min
249
How lobbying works, with super-lobbyist Tony Po...
56 min
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Rachel Maddow on skinhead rallies, AIDS activis...
100 min
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